Man (44) arrested as Gardaí seize loaded gun during raid
A man is due in court today in connection with the seizure of a firearm and ammunition at an address in Dublin’s city centre.
Gardaí have released a picture of the Smith & Wesson two-inch Magnum Revolver taken by them during a raid in the Mountjoy Street area, on Tuesday this week.
The gun was loaded when it was discovered by the officers. The 44-year-old was arrested and detained at Store Street garda station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.
The revolver was discovered as part of on-going investigations targeting serious criminal activity in the Dublin region.
The Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau undertook the operation, supported by the Special Crime Task Force.